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J&J vaccine halted in US due to blood clots

April 14, 2021
Research and Development CDC, COVID-19 vaccine, FDA, Janssen, Johnson & Johnson, pharma, pharma news

The CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the …


CDC says its updated guidance stating coronavirus spreads through the air was posted in “error”

September 22, 2020
Manufacturing and Production CDC, COVID-19

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed its guidance that said coronavirus was transmitted through the …


Major vaccine manufacturers sign COVID-19 safety pledge

September 9, 2020
Research and Development CDC, FDA, anti vaxx, anti-vaxx, coronavirus vaccine

Nine vaccine manufactures have signed a pledge to uphold ethical standards while producing their treatments for COVID-19.  The companies involved …

Trump administration orders hospitals to stop sending COVID-19 data to the CDC

July 16, 2020
Business Services CDC, COVID, coronavirus

The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to stop sending coronavirus patient data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …


Gilead challenges Government over patents on preventative HIV drug Truvada

August 22, 2019
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AIDS, CDC, Gilead, HIV, IP, PrEP, Truvada, government, patents

Gilead is challenging the US Government’s patents on PrEP drug Truvada. The Foster City firm has submitted a challenge to …


US sees 300% increase in the number of cases of Hepatitis A

May 13, 2019
Sales and Marketing CDC, hepatitis a, pharma, public health, sanitation

The number of Americans infected with Hepatitis A has increased 300% in the past three years, according to figures from …

Gilead accused of ripping off US taxpayers

March 28, 2019
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing CDC, Gilead, HIV, PrEP, Truvada, US government, patents

Gilead have been accused of ‘ripping off’ US taxpayers after the firm was revealed to have generated $3 billion in …

Vaccine coverage falls by 6.2% since last year

October 29, 2018
Sales and Marketing CDC, flu, influenza, vaccine coverage, vaccines

Despite the severity of the flu season, just 37.1% of American adults received the flu vaccine this year, according to …

US FDA approves HPV vaccine for men and women aged 27-45

October 8, 2018
Sales and Marketing CDC, Cancer, FDA, HPV, approval, infectious diseases, vaccines

The US Food and Drug Administration have approved the use of HPV vaccine Gardasil 9 for both men and woman …


CDC Director resigns over tobacco stock scandal

January 31, 2018
Medical Communications Brenda Fitzgerald, CDC, US, pharma

Dr Brenda Fitzgerald, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States’ leading national public health …


New director of CDC courts controversy from all angles

July 10, 2017
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing CDC, Trump, US

It seems that an appointment in Trump’s administration cannot avoid being a topic of some controversy. That’s the case with …


Number of babies born with opioid dependence has tripled in US, says CDC report

August 12, 2016
Medical Communications, Research and Development CDC, addicted, babies, opioid dependence, opioids

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has highlighted a sharp increase in the number …


AstraZeneca set to lose out on $80 million after US turns down flu vaccine

June 23, 2016
Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, CDC, flu, flu vaccine

AstraZeneca has confirmed that its influenza vaccine, FluMist Quadrivalent, will not be used in the US during the 2016-17 flu …


One in three antibiotic prescriptions in US unnecessary, says CDC

May 5, 2016
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing CDC, antibiotic, prescribing, prescriptions, unnecessary

Approximately 30% of all prescriptions of antibiotics in the United States are unnecessary, according to new data published by the …

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